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Readers' photographs on the theme of lines
SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon tops a power list compiled by BBC Radio 4's Woman's Hour programme.
France suspends two of its soldiers over allegations they sexually abused children, including a five-year-old girl, in Burkina Faso.
The Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) denies a U-turn over its response to the flying of unionist flags on the Ormeau Road in Belfast.
Former Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa says he will stand in parliamentary elections next month.
A BBC Scotland reporter volunteers to try out the UK's first human slingshot, which reaches speeds of 90mph.
Runways report: Harmondsworth residents give their reaction to the Airports Commission report recommending a third Heathrow runway.
As England prepare to face Japan in the Women's World Cup semi-final, Eni Aluko says they have never felt more confident.
Toyota's managing officer Julie Hamp resigns from the company after she was arrested last month for allegedly bringing illegal drugs into Japan.
Ministers are urged by a Labour MP to ban imports of powdered alcohol as part of a crackdown on so-called legal highs.
A school cancels a £1,650 trip to Barbados because too few pupils signed up to go.
Eurozone ministers are to discuss a Greek request for a new two-year bailout, hours after it became the only EU economy to miss a crucial IMF debt payment.
Gleneagles Hotel and resort has been sold by drinks company Diageo, which has owned it for 31 years.
Two people are rescued from the Bristol Channel after they were found clinging to a derelict pier, screaming for help.
From small aerodrome to an international hub
A deadline to reach agreement over Iran's nuclear programme is extended until 7 July, with Russia saying a deal is "within reach".
At least 11 soldiers have been killed in a wave of attacks by suspected jihadist militants in Egypt's Sinai peninsula, security officials say.
Leicester's Diwali celebrations are becoming as boring as "stale bread", according to a former organiser of the event.
Mayor of London Boris Johnson says a proposal supported by the independent Airport Commission for a third runway at Heathrow "not going to happen".
Who holds the key to England reaching the Women's World Cup final? And who stands in their way?